CONCERT BY JUAN VASLE (BASS-BARITONE)
When: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Embassy of Slovenia, 2410 California Street N.W., Washington DC 20008
Presented in cooperation with The Embassy Series.
Slovenian bass-baritone Juan Vasle was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, where he received his diploma as a singer at the Superior Institute of Art (Instituto Superior de Arte) of the Teatro Colón. He was a finalist at the Luciano Pavarotti International Voice Competition in Philadelphia. Since 1990, he has been a member of the solo ensemble of the SNG Opera and Ballet Ljubljana, where he has performed a long line of important bass roles: Zaccaria, Lindorf, Coppelius, Dappertutto, Miracle, Don Alfonso, Ferrando, Escamillo, St. Bris, Ramfis etc. He also took part in guest appearances in Australia, Brazil, the Czech Republic, Italy, Canada, Kosovo, Peru, Uruguay, and elsewhere. He also performed in many oratorios by Bach, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Rossini and Verdi and lieder recitals. Program: Operatic arias, lieder, tangos, and South American and Slovenian folksongs.